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catches one's breath

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present tense third-person singular of catch one's breath

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to come to a temporary halt in one's activity
  • I need a second to catch my breath before we move on with this discussion.

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“Catches one's breath.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/catches%20one%27s%20breath. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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